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Reinventing Yourself by Mario Alonso Puig

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11. HOPE FOR VICTORY AND YOU’LL BE VICTORIOUS

“We are chained to ways of walking, ways of thinking and ways of perceiving and feeling. We are slaves to our automatic behaviour.”F.M. ALEXANDER

The third element to which our identity has to have access is our body, our physiology. Given that neither emotions nor states of mind could exist without a body, direct access to our body quickly gives rise to an emotional change. One can reach the emotions through the body in various ways.

The first of these is body posture, the level of muscular stress and the way we move. We are so used to thinking that everything is controlled from the brain, and by often thinking this, we don’t want to believe that a simple change in body posture or in the way we move ...

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